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Soundtrack to Your LifeWhatever F. Scott Fitzgerald had to say about second acts in American lives, he surely couldn't have imagined Ashley Parker Angel. Banished to the boy...Soundtrack to Your LifePopWhatever F. Scott Fitzgerald had to say about second acts in American lives, he surely couldn't have imagined Ashley Parker Angel. Banished to the boy...2006-05-29

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Soundtrack to Your Life

Genre: Pop; Lead Performer: Ashley Parker Angel; Producer (group): Blackground, Universal

Whatever F. Scott Fitzgerald had to say about second acts in American lives, he surely couldn’t have imagined Ashley Parker Angel. Banished to the boy-band dustheap when O-Town broke up, the mop-haired blond rose from the ashes on MTV’s 2006 docudrama There & Back. His resulting first solo effort, Soundtrack to Your Life, tries almost heartbreakingly hard to rock, and succeeds insofar as it has lots of guitars and drums and yell-y lyrics. But surprisingly, Soundtrack’s also pretty catchy — ideal to, well, soundtrack a show on MTV.

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